avp.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if avp.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to purchase a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against threats.
Usually, the default filename and folder where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2013\avp.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 587efd6a3a30a35a27904d21ae1fb882.
This application is registered as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which perform useful functions to other programs or to Windows in general.
This application uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
This program runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the entire set of features of nowadays' computer processors. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description stored in the file is Kaspersky Anti-Virus.
File version 188.8.131.5210.
Publisher Kaspersky Lab ZAO.
Legal copyright notice © 2012 Kaspersky Lab ZAO. All Rights Reserved..
This file does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad thing.
avp.exe is digitally signed. Today most clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to avp.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digital certificate name: Kaspersky Lab
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
This executable does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.